Callidus Software Inc. (CALD) Forms $28.95 Double Top; Last Week Nanometrics (NANO) Analysts

Among 6 analysts covering Nanometrics (NASDAQ:NANO), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Nanometrics had 11 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, August 10, the company rating was upgraded by DA Davidson. The rating was downgraded by Pacific Crest on Wednesday, October 12 to “Sector Weight”. The company was upgraded on Friday, June 16 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, November 23 to “Hold”. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, October 12 report. The stock of Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) earned “Sell” rating by TheStreet on Friday, October 16. The stock of Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) earned “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, November 13. See Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) latest ratings:

13/11/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
12/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
13/10/2017 Broker: DA Davidson Rating: Buy
02/08/2017 Broker: Benchmark Rating: Buy New Target: $34.0000

Callidus Software Inc. (CALD) formed double top with $30.11 target or 4.00% above today’s $28.95 share price. Callidus Software Inc. (CALD) has $1.97 billion valuation. It closed at $28.95 lastly. It is down 22.29% since December 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.59% the S&P500.

Analysts await Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD) to report earnings on February, 6. They expect $-0.01 EPS, up 83.33% or $0.05 from last year’s $-0.06 per share. After $-0.02 actual EPS reported by Callidus Software Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -50.00% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 13 investors sold Callidus Software Inc. shares while 51 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 61.10 million shares or 1.89% less from 62.28 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Pacad Invest Limited invested in 700 shares. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0% of its portfolio in Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD) for 74,371 shares. Commerce Bancorporation owns 17,955 shares. Price T Rowe Associate Md accumulated 0.01% or 1.85M shares. Pier Capital Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 213,173 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Systems reported 62,938 shares. Parametric Portfolio Assocs Ltd Company owns 320,464 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. The Hong Kong-based Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) has invested 0% in Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD). Da Davidson And has 10,429 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Metropolitan Life Ins Com holds 0.01% or 42,240 shares. Herald Management Ltd invested 2.87% in Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD). Goldman Sachs Grp reported 0% in Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD). The Illinois-based Citadel Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD). Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Corp accumulated 33,106 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Deutsche Financial Bank Ag accumulated 81,330 shares.

Among 11 analysts covering Callidus Software (NASDAQ:CALD), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Callidus Software has $35.0 highest and $15 lowest target. $27.44’s average target is -5.22% below currents $28.95 stock price. Callidus Software had 28 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Northland Capital maintained the shares of CALD in report on Friday, November 6 with “Outperform” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, June 30 by Oppenheimer. As per Friday, July 31, the company rating was maintained by Northland Capital. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. As per Sunday, December 3, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. As per Tuesday, December 5, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. On Wednesday, August 26 the stock rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray with “Overweight”. The stock of Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, September 19. The rating was downgraded by Dougherty & Company to “Sell” on Monday, September 19. As per Monday, September 18, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $1.63 million activity. On Tuesday, August 8 KLAUSMEYER KEVIN sold $222,750 worth of Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD) or 9,000 shares. $903,751 worth of Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD) was sold by Stretch Leslie on Wednesday, August 9. Oulman Roxanne sold $131,395 worth of Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD) on Thursday, August 10. $374,250 worth of Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD) was sold by Duan Jimmy C. on Monday, August 7.

The stock decreased 1.16% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $24.69. About 161,279 shares traded or 2.74% up from the average. Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) has risen 58.49% since December 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.79% the S&P500.

Since August 8, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $1.85 million activity. 20,000 shares valued at $503,800 were sold by Stultz Timothy J on Tuesday, August 8. $64,253 worth of stock was sold by Taylor Janet Therese on Monday, August 28. 7,233 Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) shares with value of $196,087 were sold by Andreson Jeff.

Nanometrics Incorporated provides process control metrology and inspection systems for use primarily in the fabrication of semiconductors and other solid-state devices worldwide. The company has market cap of $631.93 million. It offers automated metrology systems that provide optical critical dimension, thin film metrology, and wafer stress for transistor and interconnect metrology applications; and integrated metrology systems that are installed onto wafer processing equipment to provide near real-time measurements. It has a 13.89 P/E ratio. The company's materials characterization products include systems that are used to monitor the physical, optical, electrical, and material characteristics of discrete electronic industry, opto-electronic, high brightness LEDs, solar photovoltaics, compound semiconductor, strained silicon, and silicon-on-insulator devices, including composition, crystal structure, layer thickness, dopant concentration, contamination, and electron mobility.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.50, from 1.46 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 29 investors sold Nanometrics Incorporated shares while 39 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 20.17 million shares or 2.05% more from 19.77 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Wellington Management Gru Ltd Liability Partnership has 0% invested in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) for 21,737 shares. Mufg Americas invested 0% of its portfolio in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO). Cornerstone Capital Mngmt holds 0% or 3,789 shares in its portfolio. Dupont Capital owns 45,895 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Ltd Partnership accumulated 1.44 million shares. Wells Fargo And Mn holds 26,871 shares. Prelude Limited Liability stated it has 3,679 shares. American Century Companies reported 169,277 shares. Scholtz Lc holds 63,325 shares. Tiaa Cref Investment Mgmt Limited reported 0.01% stake. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue reported 4,988 shares. James invested 0.01% in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO). Wedge Capital Mngmt L Limited Partnership Nc holds 0.01% or 24,400 shares. Macquarie Group Inc Limited invested in 0% or 48,926 shares. Legal General Group Inc Public Limited Company accumulated 46,142 shares.